FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Elena Waskey, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON – President Biden today signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, providing $1.2 trillion in new government investments to create millions of jobs, increase U.S. economic competitiveness abroad, and help address the climate crisis. This once-in-a-generation physical infrastructure investment is part of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda, which […]
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CONTACT:Elena Waskey, email@example.com WASHINGTON – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth has officially ratified a collective bargaining agreement with the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union, IFPTE Local 70. The agreement, which was ratified on August 14, includes improvements in pay equity, paid time off, and retirement contributions. “I am proud to officially call the Washington Center for […]
2021 grants emphasize the impact of structural racism on inequality, economic mobility, and market concentration, with expanded exploration of child care and climate issues CONTACT:Katie Wilcoxson, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced today it will award research grants totaling $1,392,795 to generate evidence on the ways that inequality affects economic growth and […]
CONTACT:Elena Waskey, email@example.com WASHINGTON – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced today that economist Byron Auguste, co-founder and CEO of Opportunity@Work, has joined the organization’s Steering Committee to help guide the organization’s efforts to study how economic inequality affects economic growth and stability, and to build a new narrative about what makes the U.S. […]
Holder will take the reins at 7-year-old nonprofit research and grantmaking organization dedicated to accelerating research on how economic inequality affects economic growth and stability FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Elena Waskey, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON—The Washington Center for Equitable Growth Board of Directors today announced that economist Michelle Holder has been named its new president and CEO. Holder […]
Led by Hilary Hoynes, Trevon Logan, Atif Mian, William Spriggs, statement implores Congress to “invest in a prosperous and equitable future” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Erica Handloff, email@example.com WASHINGTON – Today, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth released a statement urging Congress to prioritize “robust and sustained investment in physical and care infrastructure along with science […]
Drawing on lessons learned from Great Recession, legislation provides much-needed support for workers and families FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 12, 2021CONTACT:Erica Handloff, 202-746-5747 firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden yesterday signed the American Rescue Plan, which provides $1.9 trillion in critical public health investments to fight COVID-19, support struggling families, and grant aid to states, localities, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 1, 2021Contact: Erica Handloff, email@example.com Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, and Leader McCarthy: In the midst of our ongoing health and economic crises that have left millions unable to pay their bills, policymakers need to take bold action to bolster our economy, reduce hardship, and forge a path to an equitable […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 11, 2020Contact: Elena Waskey, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Washington Center for Equitable Growth, a nonprofit research and grantmaking institution with a mission to accelerate research on how economic inequality affects growth and stability, announced today that its President and CEO Heather Boushey has resigned effective Friday, December 11. Boushey will immediately join President-elect […]
Equitable Growth 2021: People and Research Advancing Economic Evidence elevates research on economic inequality and its effects on economic growth and stability FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 7, 2020Contact: Erica Handloff, email@example.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth kicked off its third grantee conference, Equitable Growth 2021: People and Research Advancing Economic Evidence. […]